NHTSA — Visibility: Sun Roof Assembly Problems


pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,500 miles

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2003 Saab 9-3 accessories - exterior problems

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2003 Saab 9-3 Owner Comments

problem #4

Jan 092008

9-3 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


I am the owner of a 2003 Saab 9-3. my moonroof shattered without any explanation. As I was driving my car, it sounded like an explosion. Glass rained down on me. There was no object that hit the moonroof. It simply shattered. Is this a problem for this model?

- Hummelstown, PA, USA

problem #3

Aug 142007


  • miles
Moon roof thinks it is pinching and retracts when attempting to close.

- Waterville, ME, USA

problem #2

Apr 012005


  • miles
2003 Saab 9-3 vector has problems with sunroof, front passenger seat belt, alarm system, gas cap, side view mirrors and the board computer. ** answer required***. the onboard computer could not be fixed after 3 service visits, until finally the vehicle was recalled and exchanged for another. The gas cap would not close properly, the alarm system went off inadvertently, the side view mirrors would adjust themselves after the consumer turned the vehicle off. The cd player malfunctioned. The seat belt light came on even when there were no passengers. The front spoiler is falling apart.

- Laguna Beach, CA, USA

problem #1

Jan 242005


  • Manual transmission
  • 10,000 miles
The consumer experienced many problems with 2003 Saab 9-3 linear as engine failure light appear and ect. There were repeated problems with the sun roof remaining stuck open, stability control problems, low front head beam, getting air to the gas cap, the mud flap was cracked, and on one occasion when driving up a hill the consumer lost control of the steering.

- Napa, CA, USA

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